Williamson Co. Commissioner's Wife Charged With Identity Theft
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn.- A woman who has already admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from her disabled best friend has been convicted of using her husband's name to get a credit card.
Police in Williamson County said that Heather Jones, wife of a Williamson County Commissioner, told a jury she used her husband's name as way to support her children. The jury found her guilty of identity theft.
Investigators said Jones and her husband, Andrew Jones separated, and she then used his name and personal information to open a credit card.
In 2011, Jones, pleaded guilty to stealing some $27,000 from Jeannie Kinney's bank accounts, and spent it on herself. Kinney, who is disabled, had hired Jones to help her run errands and do chores around the house.